Those chargeable for “Quotidien” guarantee that pluralism is “perfectly respected”, even with out inviting members of the RN | EUROtoday

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Host and producer Yann Barthès during his hearing before the deputies, Wednesday March 27, 2024.

Those chargeable for the present “Quotidien”, by Yann Barthès, broadcast on the TMC channel, assumed to not invite any member of the National Rally (RN) on set, Wednesday March 27 in entrance of the deputies, arguing that the principles of steadiness of talking time had been, regardless of this, “perfectly respected”.

Not inviting an RN supervisor on set is a “collective decision” and it's “linked to the way in which editorial journalists experience the treatment inflicted on them by the RN”assured producer Laurent Bon (Bangumi firm). “The RN has been boycotting, discrediting and attacking the “Quotidien” groups for years”, added host and producer Yann Barthès. He criticized the far-right social gathering “to prohibit” entry to his conferences to the present's journalists, victims, in line with him, of “violence on the ground”.

Both had been interviewed by the National Assembly's fee of inquiry into the allocation of digital terrestrial tv (DTT) frequencies. They had been accompanied by their journalist Julien Bellver and managers from TF1, the group to which TMC belongs. This listening to had been requested by the RN, which deplores not being invited on this system “Quotidien”, a request accepted by the president of the fee, Quentin Bataillon (Renaissance).

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“I’m not going to tell you that I’m delighted to be here”launched Yann Barthès within the preamble. “All political sensibilities are expressed in the show” and the ” legal framework “ of the steadiness of talking occasions is “perfectly respected”added Ara Aprikian, quantity 2 of the TF1 group.

Speaking time is managed by the Audiovisual and Digital Communication Regulatory Authority (Arcom), the regulator, globally, each on the units and within the recorded sequences.

“It’s not the same level of quality when you can express yourself live”reacted the RN deputy Thomas Ménage, accusing “Quotidien” of being “the only PAF broadcast [paysage audiovisuel français] which assumes to exclude part of the political spectrum”.

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